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Parabola in CO

Discussion in 'Mountain' started by arminjewell, Apr 23, 2013.

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  1. ArrogantB

    ArrogantB Jun 9, 2006 Colorado
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    Freshcraft tapped it yesterday.


    But I'd like to get two bottles myself.
     
  2. Youngtubbz

    Youngtubbz Jul 2, 2012 Colorado
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    Thanks for the heads up. I was able to get a bottle and a few other things I haven't seen around here yet
     
  3. FarmerTed

    FarmerTed May 31, 2011 Colorado

    I wanna get 10 bottles, just like I did last year, but something tells me I'll be pretty lucky to get one.
     
  4. imperialbeerdude

    imperialbeerdude Feb 5, 2012 Colorado

    don't be a dick
     
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  5. FarmerTed

    FarmerTed May 31, 2011 Colorado

    What the fuck? The shit was available for 2 months, and I bought and drank 10 bottles. I'm not one of those tools that buys a case just to trade it.
     
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  6. scray24

    scray24 Mar 12, 2008 Colorado
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    Settle down kids.


    Btw - heard Brewers Republic may have a release party for C. Springs for this....
     
  7. imperialbeerdude

    imperialbeerdude Feb 5, 2012 Colorado

    last yr that was ok, but this yr it's limited let everyone get a chance to try it I was tempted to buy three but I went with one so people can get it
     
  8. Domingo

    Domingo Apr 23, 2005 Colorado
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    As always, I just want 2. One for now, one for later.
     
  9. ssteigerwald

    ssteigerwald Mar 4, 2010 Colorado
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    I also want 2, but will settle for even 1 if it's going to be so difficult to get it. I hope I can even get 1.
     
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  10. Prospero

    Prospero Jul 27, 2010 Colorado
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    I think this is all speculation at this point, it's been said there's 500 more cases this year, so even with our distro split with Texas it may be a bit less than last year, but so long as it's equal to Sucaba, I really don't see getting a couple bottles of Parabola to be much of an issue. Probably 1-bottle limits in places like Sucaba was, took about 30 min to get 2 bottles, it wasn't that hard.
     
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  11. ssteigerwald

    ssteigerwald Mar 4, 2010 Colorado
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    I was able to get 2 Sucaba, so if that's the case...good.
     
  12. Blargimus

    Blargimus Jan 6, 2012 Colorado

    How has the price point been this year? The $16.99 MSRP on the press release seems like a fairly large increase from last year, if it's true.
     
  13. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    Fuck it. Where's the UJ?
     
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  14. tacosandbeer

    tacosandbeer Sep 24, 2010 Nebraska
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    June isn't it?
     
  15. Prospero

    Prospero Jul 27, 2010 Colorado
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  16. coreymcafee

    coreymcafee May 30, 2006 Colorado
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  17. buffs9

    buffs9 Apr 28, 2008 Colorado
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    Where did this "Texas got 1/2 of Colorado's share" info come from? I remember seeing one post about it, but know it's being treated as though it's completely true. I'm just curious if it was confirmed by FW or just rumor.
    Did they cut other states as well? TX is big, or something.
     
  18. nolimitnsb

    nolimitnsb Nov 26, 2012 Illinois
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    Yeah UJ was in barrels a month ago when I was there. I talked with Jared from Avery on Saturday at Parry's and he said June. I was a bit disappointed to hear that because the tour guide a month back said it was a month away from release.
     
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  19. DenverBeerDrinker

    DenverBeerDrinker Apr 5, 2012 Colorado
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    Avery posted a response to someones UJ question last week and said they were looking at a June release.
     
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  20. nolimitnsb

    nolimitnsb Nov 26, 2012 Illinois
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    I heard something like this from a Beer Manager who heard it from their FW rep. I realize it's 2nd hand info but I trust the Beer Manager. What's not clear to me though is when they "cut our allotment" (that's how I heard it said - not "halved"). Was it before or after the Sucaba release? Distribution in Texas started in February so CO's "cut in allotment" could have happened prior to Sucaba and Sucaba was not a dire hunt to land a bottle here in CO. Perhaps someone around here knows the answer to that.

    I'm hopeful based on what I know that it will be a similar "rarity" as Sucaba (same company + same number of bottles produced + timing that FW entered TX). If I'm wrong and I miss it I'll just wait until UJ or trade for some BCBS, BN, KBS, etc. There's a lotta good beer out there...
     
  21. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    Glad to hear it. Last I heard was september. And once I heard october.
     
  22. MYJELLOMISFIT

    MYJELLOMISFIT Jan 14, 2007 Colorado

    Last year we received 6 cases of Parabola. This year... 2. The extra 500 cases did not make their way to CO.
     
  23. Prospero

    Prospero Jul 27, 2010 Colorado
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    How much Sucaba this year vs. last if you recall?
     
  24. Kuester

    Kuester May 14, 2012 Colorado

    Wonder if Velvet Merkin will be as difficult
     
  25. MYJELLOMISFIT

    MYJELLOMISFIT Jan 14, 2007 Colorado

    Exactly the same.
     
  26. buffs9

    buffs9 Apr 28, 2008 Colorado
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    Found it at 3 stores, all of which are out now and had 1 bottle limits.
    2 of them still have Sucaba....
     
  27. arminjewell

    arminjewell Feb 12, 2009 Michigan
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    Any of those South Denver by chance?
     
  28. buffs9

    buffs9 Apr 28, 2008 Colorado
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    Fort Collins
     
  29. DividedAvery

    DividedAvery Oct 22, 2010 Colorado

    Not around that I have seen yet. Maybe it will start trickling out soon.
     
  30. arminjewell

    arminjewell Feb 12, 2009 Michigan
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    It is in at Cornerstar. Have to ask, not sure if its still there, they only got one case.
     
  31. dsaudio

    dsaudio Oct 13, 2010 Colorado
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    Total Bev in Thorton has plenty of it, gotta ask the beer guy for it directly FYI
     
  32. poonamibaxter

    poonamibaxter Jun 26, 2007 Colorado
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    I wish places would stop with the "gotta ask for it" shit. Either put in the shelf or hold it for your best customers, don't make me go through the damn charade.
     
  33. CK21

    CK21 Feb 6, 2011 Colorado

    Sounds like a win-win for everyone...except everyone who doesn't get it.
     
  34. Kuester

    Kuester May 14, 2012 Colorado

    Argo has it, 1 bottle limit as always
     
  35. bbfc

    bbfc Mar 4, 2013 Colorado

    Wilburs just put some out on the shelf maybe an hour ago. 1 bottle limit, looked like they had 6 or 7.
     
  36. denver10

    denver10 Nov 17, 2010 New Mexico

    I actually saw some yesterday at Wilburs, so it would seem they probably have a decent stash in back.
     
  37. ColoradicalBEER

    ColoradicalBEER Dec 2, 2012 Colorado

    I'm the beer buyer at Alameda Liquormart in Denver and we have 6 bottles left. And plenty of other tasty beers!
     
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  38. Chin17

    Chin17 Aug 1, 2009 Colorado
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    Davidsons had it last night, one bottle limit. Think they had 6 left after I bought one.
     
  39. ssteigerwald

    ssteigerwald Mar 4, 2010 Colorado
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    Parker Payless had it for about 90 minutes. They have/had GI Big John too.
     
  40. FishPondManager

    FishPondManager Feb 28, 2012 Colorado
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    Big John in CO? Now that's news.
     
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